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Health organizations and agencies devoted to neurological disorders

Government sponsored networks in areas related to neuroscience research

Health organizations and agencies devoted to psychiatric disorders and mental health

Health Research Organizations


  • The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research is Canada's unique catalyst for advanced discovery. CIAR enables pioneering researchers in Canada and their international peers in diverse disciplines to collaborate on globally-significant challenges at the frontiers of knowledge and understanding with groundbreaking results.
  • The Conference Board of Canada builds leadership capacity for a better Canada by creating and sharing insights on economic trends, public policy, and organizational performance.
  • Dana Foundation This site serves as a gateway to brain information. You will find information about the programs, activities, and publications of the Dana Foundation and the Dana Alliance, as well the latest news about the brain.
  • Health Canada The Economic Burden of Illness in Canada, 1998 (EBIC 1998) and a complementary web-based application (EBIC On-line) offer a comprehensive overview of how the principal direct and indirect costs of illness were distributed in Canada. The primary goal of this report is to supply objective and comparable information on the magnitude of the economic burden or cost of illness and injury in Canada based on standard reporting units and methods.
  • Health Charities Council of Canada (HCCC) represents national health charities of all sizes. Member organizations bring together a wealth of knowledge, expertise, experience and resources, all of which improve the health of Canadians and strengthen Canada 's health system. Through its member organizations, the HCCC is committed to strengthening the health system and to increasing the voluntary health sector's ability to monitor and influence public policy. For the benefit of all Canadians, the Council also seeks to increase health research funding in Canada.
  • National Academy of Medicine The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), established in 1970 under the name Institute of Medicine (IOM), is an independent organization of eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; and beyond. It serves alongside the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering as adviser to the nation and the international community. Through its domestic and global initiatives, the NAM works to address critical issues in health, medicine, and related policy and inspire positive action across sectors. The NAM collaborates closely with its peer academies, the IOM, and other divisions within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
  • The Society for Neuroscience is a nonprofit membership organization of scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system. The Society's primary goal is to promote the exchange of information among researchers.